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Geology Worldwide

An Introduction to Geomechanics

Geomechanics is the study of how subsurface rocks deform or fail in response to changes of stress, pressure and temperature and it is becoming increasingly important in oil and gas exploration.

GEO Science Explained Worldwide

Rich Petroleum Source Rocks

An inventory of petroleum source rocks in the World’s major sedimentary basins show that six geological intervals in Earth's history generated over 90% of the World's conventional oil and gas discoveries.

GEO Science Explained Worldwide

Folds and Folding - Part I

Rock folds are found in various shapes and sizes on Earth, and people are often amazed to see how large blocks of hard rocks have been folded like ocean waves. But fascination with folds is also shared by the petroleum industry. In Part I of this two-part article we unfold rock ‘folds’ to better understand their geometry and genesis.